12/03/2013 09:21 am ET

Lupita Nyong'o Wears Winter White Like A Bawse (PHOTOS)

While wearing white after Labor Day is no longer taboo, it still takes some sartorial savvy to pull the look off.

Actress Lupita Nyong'o, our new favorite style star, was a shining example of winter white done right on Monday while attending the 23rd Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York City.

The "12 Years a Slave" star looked lovely in a crisp ivory Lanvin frock with cream hued grosgrain bow and pipping details. She completed the look with a pair of red silk-satin pumps, also by Lanvin.

Although a strapless dress isn't the best cold-weather silhouette (she could have added a fab bolero or shawl), Lupita still looked elegantly appropriate in the ensemble. And let's not forget to point out her perfectly painted pout. This lady seriously has the best lipstick game in Hollywood.

Here's a look at Lupita's winter white getup. What do you think?

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